Silversea is offering complimentary cabin upgrades, reduced deposit, and airfare credit on select voyages in 2023 and 2024, including its 18-day Dubai to Athens cruise through the Red Sea next year.
Silversea reveals Bon Voyage promotion on 2024 Dubai to Athens voyage
TUI Cruises reveals upgrades aboard Mein Schiff 1 following refit
TUI Cruises has revealed a new design for the beer bar, the Ebbe & Flut, aboard Mein Schiff 1 following her 11-day refit and refurbishment in Hamburg.
Cunard Line appoints TUI veteran Katie McAlister as president ahead of expansion
Cunard has announced the appointment of Katie McAlister as president as the cruise line prepares for the delivery of its fourth new cruise ship, Queen Anne.
Queen Anne floated out of construction dry dock for Cunard Line
Cunard Line has celebrated the float out of its new cruise ship Queen Anne at the Fincantieri Marghera shipyard in Venice, Italy.
New luxury Silversea cruise ship Silver Nova floated out of construction hall
Silversea Cruises and the Meyer Werft shipyard have celebrated the float out of Silver Nova, the first in a new class of cruise ships for the luxury cruise line.
Oceania Cruises takes delivery of new cruise ship Vista
Oceania Cruises has taken delivery of its new Allura class cruise ship Vista from the Fincantieri shipyard in Genoa, Italy.
Carnival Pride to debut new facilities and features following refit
Carnival Pride is set to receive several upgrades during a routine drydock this month that will include a small refit and refurbishment.
South African cruise passenger dies after falling overboard in Pacific
The friends and loved ones of a South African cruise passenger who died after falling overboard from a cruise ship in the Pacific have expressed their immense sadness, according to SA People.
Seabourn announces first-ever Grand Africa circumnavigation for 2024
Carnival Corporation’s ultra-luxury brand Seabourn has announced a 90-day Grand Voyage circumnavigation of Africa for 2024, with Seabourn Sojourn departing Barcelona, Spain on November 30th next year.
Royal Caribbean debuts first-at-sea train-themed dining aboard Utopia of the Seas
Royal Caribbean International has announced a new train-themed dining concept due to debut aboard its new ship Utopia of the Seas, according to Cruise Critic.
Cruise Master Middle East appointed regional agent for Windstar Cruises
The boutique premium cruise line Windstar Cruises has appointed Dubai-based Cruise Master Middle East as the General Sales Agent (GSA) to source business from the Middle East markets.
Viking Saturn delivered to Viking Cruises as tenth luxury ship in fleet
Viking Ocean Cruises has taken delivery of its tenth ship, the 930-guest Viking Saturn, at the Fincantieri shipyard in Ancona, Italy.
Underwater and seaside-themed zones announced for new Carnival Jubilee
Carnival Cruise Line has revealed the final two new ‘zones’ set to debut aboard its upcoming cruise ship Carnival Jubilee, the third in its Excellence-class and a sister ship to Mardi Gras […]
MSC Euribia completes sea trials in the Atlantic ahead of European season
MSC Cruises’ upcoming new Meraviglia-plus class cruise ship MSC Euribia has completed her sea trials in the Atlantic ahead of her maiden cruise season in Northern Europe.
Ambassador debuts dining options aboard new ship Ambition ahead of SA cruises
Ambassador Cruise Line, the UK’s new premium cruise line, has revealed the dining experiences that will be available aboard Ambition, its second cruise ship.
Cape Town sees major cruise tourism growth while Durban largely stagnates
Cape Town has seen significant growth in its tourism industry, with the support of its cruise tourism sector, but Durban has experienced only marginal growth, undermined by persistent load-shedding, health concerns regarding […]
Relaunched Crystal Cruises to return to Middle East on 2024 World Cruise
Crystal Cruises is returning to the Middle East in 2024 on a 125-night World Cruise that was announced following the brand’s acquisition by A&K Travel Group in 2022, part of the Australia-based […]
Holland America to call in Cape Town and Middle East on unique 2025 voyages
Holland America Line will sail what is believed to be the first ever Grand Voyage “Pole-to-Pole” roundtrip from the United States of 133 days in 2025, along with a simultaneous 124-day 2025 Grand World Voyage.
Regent Seven Seas to sail to Arabia and Africa twice on 2025 Grand Voyages
The ultra-luxury cruise line Regent Seven Seas Cruises, a brand of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, has announced five new Grand Voyages as part of the line’s 2025/26 cruise collection, with two voyages […]
New AzAmazing Events from Azamara cruise line to feature Aqaba and Durban
The boutique premium cruise line Azamara has expanded its offering of AzaMazing Evenings to include experiences in the Middle East this yeas as it celebrates the launch of these immersive event offerings […]